The institution of partnership is supposed to allow third countries to discuss topical matters together with the CSTO member states in addition to taking part in practical interaction in individual areas in the organization's scope.
The agreement is aimed at achieving the goals and targets set forth in the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) strategy for the period up to 2025 adopted by the CSTO Collective Security Council on 14 October 2016.
We already sent over to the UAE the draft agreement on mutual abolition of visas in November 2017. Actually, we offer standard terms: a 30-day stay, not more than 90 days during a year, as is the practice with other countries, Andrei Yevdochenko said.
Summing up the interim results of Belarus' CSTO presidency, Vladimir Makei pointed to very smooth interaction in foreign affairs between all the CSTO member states. “We have made much headway in this regard,” he added.
Russia highly appreciates Belarus' presidency in the CSTO. “It was event-packed, responsible and highly professional. The fact that we have prepared a big package of documents for the summit testifies to this, said Sergei Lavrov.
The preliminary results of Belarus' presidency in the Collective Security Treaty Organization were summed up during the joint meeting of the Foreign Ministers Council, the Defense Ministers Council and the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils of the CSTO member states.